Trump to have strong look at USA libel laws

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon speaks in support of U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore during a campaign rally Monday Dec. 11 2017 in Midland City Ala

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon speaks in support of U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore during a campaign rally Monday Dec. 11 2017 in Midland City Ala

"Before Trump puts these new libel laws in place, I just want to say Donald Trump is the illegitimate love child of a racist manatee and a deflated balloon", Colbert joked. Burck's remit will be limited to just that forum and does not encompass special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation probe, according to the NBC source.

They wouldn't cease and desist, so now President Trump is targeting libel laws in an effort to silence his critics.

Bannon's spectacular downfall is a significant setback and part of a larger pattern of reversals for Breitbart and the other far-right and fascist-tinged big business forces he represents.

Bannon doesn't quit, though, and he'll be back.

According to the book, Mr. Bannon labels as "treasonous" Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer, hints at his former boss's cluelessness by saying Mr. Trump "gets what he gets" and calls first daughter Ivanka "dumb as a brick".

The catalyst for this weird bombshell is a recently released insider book on Mr. Trump and his administration by free-lance writer Michael Wolff.

It's clear now that Mr. Bannon has become another cross for the president to bear among an accumulating list of critics in and out of his Republican Party. A person familiar with the matter confirmed the representation but said Burck was advising Bannon only in relation to the House committee interview and his time on the presidential campaign.

Former Breitbart spokesman Kurt Bardella does not think Mr Bannon would stay quiet for long.

Last July I wrote a letter to The Press criticizing Trump, Jeff Sessions and, most especially, Steve Bannon.

His departure from Breitbart threatens to further isolate the self-proclaimed champion of anti-Washington populism that swept Trump to power and whom Bloomberg once called "the most risky political operative in America".

He quickly presided over the brand of economic populism promoted by Trump and was hired as chief strategist for the White House.

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon stepped down from Breitbart News on Tuesday, capping a stunning rise and fall from the political fringe to the West Wing to whatever is fringe-ier than the fringe.

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